Phi Kappa Phi; Order of Omega; Phi Delta Phi. Member, Editorial Board, University of Miami Law Review. Recipient: Dean's Award of Academic Merit; Dean's Certificate of Achievement in Trust and Estates. Author: "Re-Examination Clause Re-Examined: The Supreme Court Removes Seventh Amendment's Re-Examination Protection in Diversity Cases in Gasperini v. Center for Humanities, Inc.," 52 U. Miami L. Rev. 909 (1998). Director, North Beach Development Corporation, 2000-2001. Member, Transportation and Parking Committee, City of Miami Beach, 2000-2001. Board Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami, 2000-2008. Miami Beach City Commissioner, 2001-2008. Board Member, Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 2004-2008. Board Member, Miami-Dade County Metropolitan Organization, 2005-2008. Florida State Representative, 2008-2012 (Ranking Democrat on Civil Justice Committee 2011-2012).